MPs suggest cyclists should use Olympic Games lanes

by Marauder   July 18, 2012  

Just seen this on the BBC website suggesting cyclists should be allowed to use the Olympic Games road lanes.

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Not sure about this given that the games lanes are on the right - do the cars overtake you on the right or left?

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, but in practice...

posted by notfastenough [3705 posts]
18th July 2012 - 14:10


It doesn't sound viable to me
"TfL said cyclists could not use 95% of the lanes because they were outside lanes which cyclists would not use anyway other than to turn right. However, right turns have been banned on the Games lanes.

It said of the remaining 5% which were nearby lanes, cyclists could not use two thirds of them because the high speed limits made them too dangerous."

posted by Marauder [279 posts]
18th July 2012 - 14:20